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Annual Meeting of the Texas Society, Sons of the American Revolution, 1980

Description: Program for the 84th annual meeting of the Texas Society Sons of the American Revolution, held from March 14 through the 15, in the Menger Hotel, in San Antonio, Texas, including a list of sessions for the meeting and related information about the organization and conference. Celebrating the Fifieth Anniversary of the San Antonio Chapter. The meeting was called to order by President Alfred H. Benjamin, in the Renaissance Room of the Menger Hotel.
Date: 1980-03-14/1980-03-15
Creator: Sons of the American Revolution. Texas Society.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Automobile-Headlight

Description: Patent for movable automobile headlight which reflect downward on the road surface and utilizes the at-hand mounting hardware for static automobile headlights.
Date: July 14, 1914
Creator: Allan, William N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

El Bejareño. (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 6, Ed. 1 Saturday, April 14, 1855

Description: Bi-monthly newspaper in Spanish "dedicated principally to the interests of the Mexican-Texan population" (Vol. 1, No. 1) from San Antonio, Texas that includes local, state and national news along with advertising. The newspaper is an imprint of the "San Antonio Texan."
Date: April 14, 1855
Creator: Debray, X. & Lewis, A. A.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Boot-Tree Former.

Description: Patent for a boot-tree former, which is used in boot manufacturing to form and stretch the shape of a boot.
Date: March 14, 1914
Creator: Lucchese, Michele
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design "consists in the employment of a handled shaft hung in suitable bearings or buffers at the end of the car, and having a wheel provided with a series of pins or arms adapted to be automatically projected and retracted, said shaft also having ratchets engaged by holding-pawls" (lines 15-21).
Date: November 14, 1882
Creator: McLeary, James Harvey
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car Coupling.

Description: Patent for a new and improved coupling for railroad cars. This design consists, "with a draw-head and a pin held to slide vertically therein, of a lever pivotally connected with the said link and fulcrumed on the draw-head, a chain connected with the said lever, an eye through which passes said chain, an arm connected with the inner end of the said chain, and a transversely-extending shaft mounted to turn in suitable bearings in the car-body and carrying the said arm" (lines 15-24).
Date: October 14, 1890
Creator: Onzon, François P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churn.

Description: Patent for a new and useful churn, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 14, 1899
Creator: Neuendorff, John B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Pole Tip and Neck Yoke Clamp.

Description: Patent for a new combination wagon-pole tip and neck-yoke clamp. This design "provide[s] a combined wagon-pole tip or socket and neck-yoke clamp of novel construction, which can be easily attached to and detached from the pole or neck-yoke, and which, when in use, will be self-adjusting to the movements of the neck-yoke due to the motion of the team" (lines 9-15).
Date: November 14, 1882
Creator: Sibert, Francis William & Hurd, Stephen Porter
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cortez new Lulac President

Description: Newspaper clipping from "San Antonio Light" announcing Raoul A. Cortez as the new LULAC President-General and names of other office bearers of LULAC. Cortez pledged to fight against segregation of Latino Americans in public schools. San Antonio was selected for the 1949 convention for the LULAC sessions.
Date: June 14, 1948
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Cultivator and Cotton-Chopper

Description: Patent for improvements "to provide flexible revolving knives or hoes, and, second, to afford facilities for supporting the cultivating and chopping device when out of the ground without throwing more weight behind the axle on the main wheels to tip the end of the pole against the horses necks" (lines 13-19).
Date: January 14, 1890
Creator: Hurd, Judson B. & McLane, Hiram H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department